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Intro To Legal Representation for Student Loan Borrowers
Date: 03/18/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: YLS Executive Council and The Chicago Bar Foundation
MCLE Credit: As of 03/17/2016, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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A record one-in-five households now has student debt. Many borrowers can benefit from counsel but few lawyers have specific training in student loan law.

If you'd like to learn more about how to incorporate student loan cases into your law practice, don't miss this program. Heather Jarvis, an attorney and nationally recognized student loan expert will discuss the following:

  • Identifying clients who can benefit from representation
  • Earning fair compensation for your efforts--business models that work
    • A checklist approach for evaluating student loan matters
    • Overview of controlling law
    • Interpreting the records
    • When and how to evaluate statutory discharge
    • Options and procedures for curing student loan default
    • Tailoring student loan repayment strategies for individual clients

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